Today, as reported in the regional department of agriculture to the correspondent of the IA “Kazakh-Zerno”, the harvested area of grain crops in the region amounted to about 516.3 thousand hectares, or 92% of the target. It was harvested 892.1 thousand tons of grain. Completely finished harvest in Semey, Tarbagataysky and Urjarsky areas. Producers in Shemonaikhinsky and Zyryanovsky areas are close to it.
On the same date, the region harvested more than 29 thousand hectares of buckwheat, or about 82% of the plan, the yield is 13 quintals per hectare. There are no peas, millet left in the fields. Farmers began to harvest sunflower. The average yield is 10.2 quintals per hectare.
We recall that in 2012 the yield of sunflower was 8.3, but in some farms it was higher than 17 quintals per hectare.